Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the selected design for the National Erebus Memorial, entry 001 Te Paerangi Ataata - Sky Song, on 5 April 2019.
The design was prepared by Studio Pacific Architecture - well-recognised architects with a long background of memorial and cultural projects. Jason O’Hara is an artist, photographer and designer with multiple Antarctic projects underway. Warren Maxwell is an artist with soundscape experience, much based on his Antarctic visits.
Studio Pacific Architecture will now commence work on the developed design for the Memorial followed by detailed design and the commencement of construction in late 2019.
Finalist design teams
We acknowledge the work of and thank all six teams in preparing their designs. The other five finalist teams were:
Design Proposal 002 - Te Ropu (with SGA Ltd, Scott Design Xanthe White Design & David Trubridge)
Design Proposal 003 - RTA Studio
Design Proposal 004 - Mitchell Stout Dodd Architects
Design Proposal 005 - Sheppard and Rout Architects
Design Proposal 006 - Boffa Miskell Ltd
Updated on 8th April 2019